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  1. Microsoft should Sell $20 "IoT native kit".. all it is a USB cable with GPIO/I2C/SPI header

    I like the Idea of IoT... I just hate screwing around with junky raspberry pi boards... why can't Microsoft help people by have their "Microsoft Mouse" people create a cheapo "LoT native kit", its simply a USB cable that plugs into a card with 40 pin header with periphicals that exactly match what's available on a "raspbery pi", "minnow board", or Qualcom 401c dragonboard. Except you can nativelly run your code from your Windows 10 PC... if I had that, i wouldn't even bother buying raspberry pi boards, etc... I would probably find the cheapest Windows 10 Tablet from a…

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      0 comments  ·  Mobile App Development  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Variable name suggestion should support generic types

      The new variable name suggestion is a great addition.

      but in some cases, it could be smarted. For instance with generic:

      When I create a parameter List<myType> ... It suggest List. It shoud use the generic type or both and suggestion istMyType, myTypeList, myTypes, (my preference goes to the last one, but i'm not alone)

      In the same idea, when using an interface, with type IMyInterface, it should suggest myInterface...

      And both together:
      IList<IMyInterface> should suggests myInterfaces, myInterfaceList, etc.

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        0 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Get rid of the stupid dropdowns at the top of a document

        I never use it, it's a waste of space.

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          0 comments  ·  User Interface  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • (Chinese)希望能够新增加一个控件。它可以打开unity3d文件,但只有启动后的3d画面,前面的可以自由添加,这样可以赋予unity3d多样性

          (Chinese)希望能够新增加一个控件。它可以打开unity3d文件,但只有启动后的3d画面,前面的可以自由添加,这样可以赋予unity3d多样性

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            0 comments  ·  Languages - C#  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Directlry Port HTML <table> control to UWP XAML as <xtable>... why not...everybody know html table...

            Seems to me...the XAML development people should stop ******* their heads on the wall and directly steal some of the HTML ways....

            Like why does UWP not have a spreadsheet control??? Seriously, I'm thinking about inserting a WebView control and writing HTML!! just to get a spreadsheet inside of UWP application... this is not only messy, its ashamed thast XAML has no way to do this natively... Should we just all toss in the bag and write javascript instead....as much as I hate hackish script laugages like javascript over C# ... it seems the HTML controls are better!!!! over non-existent…

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              0 comments  ·  UWP / WPF / XAML Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • It is recommended that resharper's Search be copied to Visual Studio It is recommended to copy the Search of resharper to Visual Studio It

              It is recommended that resharper's Search be copied to Visual Studio

              It is recommended to copy the Search of resharper to Visual Studio
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              • Shortcut for creating tasks

                Map this:

                static Task MethodAsync() {
                Task A = new Task(() => {
                Console.WriteLine("A:begin");
                for (int i=0; i < 10000; i++) {
                Console.WriteLine("A:{0}", i);
                }
                Console.WriteLine("A:end");
                doneA = true;
                });
                A.Start();
                return A;
                }

                Into this:

                static TaskNew MethodAsync() {
                Console.WriteLine("A:begin");
                for (int i=0; i < 10000; i++) {
                Console.WriteLine("A:{0}", i);
                }
                Console.WriteLine("A:end");
                doneA = true;
                }

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                  2 comments  ·  Languages - C#  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Provide better dialog when unable to Edit and Continue within an class library.

                  I am working on a C# unit test libary. I often start a test debugging and editing. From time to time I make edits that make it impossible to continue without recompiling.
                  So the well-known dialog is displayed:
                  Edit and Continue: Edits were made to the code which cannot be applied while debugging. Click Restart to stop debugging, rebuild the code, and restart debugging. Click Edit to make changes to the code.

                  The problem is, clicking Restart really is not an option. The dialog after that gives the reason:
                  A project with an Output Type of Class Library cannot be…

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                  • Time for Some Improved Structuring of XAML

                    When programming languages began they where structured well enough to deal with the complexities of applications at the time. Then as apps got more sophisticated the existing languages became overwhelmed by the complexity. Thus assembly language programming changed to C which changed to C++ and now to C#. Each of these steps "cleaned up" the mess layered on top of the prior language to help it deal with more sophisticated apps.

                    XAML has been great, but it's been taking on more and more burden. In response, an improved ability to structure XAML better is needed. Ways to break down huge…

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                      0 comments  ·  UWP / WPF / XAML Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Bitarray CopyTo long or uint

                      Add a BitArray.CopyTo(uint[]) and BitArray.CopyTo(ulong[]) overloading.
                      I have the problem that i have a BitArray with 48bit, which can have all bits to true. If i want to copy it to a ulong it's not a simple converting. A uint or a ulong are a naturally representation of a BitArray.

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                        0 comments  ·  Languages - C#  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Multiple Storyboard Animations for Same Property

                        Don't see where multiple storyboard animations targeting the same property should actually pose a coding issue for .NET. Initially it might seem like the developer shouldn't be allowed, but that's not really true provide the BeginTime and Duration properties keep the setting of the same property by two different animations separated from each other. Just remove the code check that throws the exception when two animations target the same property. If they do target overlapped in time, declare that as "undefined as to what will happen" and leave it to the developer to make the time sequence correct.

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                        • Add a default namespace prefix in visual studio options

                          Currently, it is possible to define a base namespace for each project in a solution individually. However, I believe it would be extremely nice, to define a default namespace prefix for all projects in a solution/future solutions.
                          RIght now it happens ever so often that you forget to change your namespace and you have to do it afterwards.

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                          • Add a default namespace prefix in visual studio options

                            Currently, it is possible to define a base namespace for each project in a solution individually. However, I believe it would be extremely nice, to define a default namespace prefix for all projects in a solution/future solutions.
                            RIght now it happens ever so often that you forget to change your namespace and you have to do it afterwards.

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                              0 comments  ·  Languages - C#  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • When removing all source code/classes/... in a file, provide a quick action "Delete this file"

                              Sometimes, I decide on removing an entire class from my project or moving it to another place. After doing so and leaving a file (e. g. ".CS") that only contains an empty framework like:

                              using System;

                              {

                              }

                              Visual Studio IDE should send me a suggestion to delete the file in order to save me unnecessary work by searching the file myself via the sometimes HUGE solution explorer.

                              Regards

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                                • VS2017 Checkout Window should have select all/none option

                                  Using VS2017 with VSTS, when I go to checkout a project for edit in source control, the checkout Window doesn't allow me to select all or select no files.

                                  All I want to do is checkout my vbproj file, but to do this I would need to manually deselect hundreds of other files. Would be much simpler to have a global checkbox above all others that would select all/none when changed.

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                                    • Let a visual studio customer know how long it will take to upgrade

                                      Depending on speed of hard drive, memory, processor give user an estimate of minimum downtime during install. Couldn't use my computer for about 3 hours + while it installed. I was thinking like 20 minutes.

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                                      • run tests should queue if it isn't available

                                        For some reason in my instance of the IDE and project, VS takes a good 30seconds to a minute after the tests are complete or after it tells me there was a compile error before it will let me run the tests again. And during this time, Ctrl-r, Ctrl-t is unavailable.

                                        It would be much nicer if run tests command was still available and if it can't run the tests immediately, it puts the command on a queue that will get run as soon as whatever is happening finishes. (I have no idea what VS is doing for 30 s…

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                                        • Quick Find | browser-style back/forward arrows

                                          Currently, Quick Find arrow procedes to next occurance and has a dropdown menu to procede backwards. Change to 2 arrows side by side or either side of search text box.

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